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Dr. Stephen Ruhlman, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Ruhlman

Dr. Stephen Ruhlman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Overland Park, KS. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Ruhlman accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Ruhlman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruhlman treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ruhlman treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruhlman treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ruhlman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruhlman treats Arthritis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ruhlman treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Ruhlman's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Ruhlman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Overland Park, KS. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

University Of Kansas Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Kansas Medical Center
Residency Hospital
University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
Medical School

Dr. Ruhlman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ruhlman

3.5

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
8.333333333333334%
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2 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
1 Star
30.555555555555557%
(11)

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Amazing listener, knowledgeable of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Very helpful, always nice, wonderful doctor. He’s helped me so much over the last five years!
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Office manager would not get back after several calls and a letter. I'm not vindictive .Still willing to give her a break. .This took place during 2017. Dr Ruhlman is excellent
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When I went into his office the first time I was taken aback by how unconventional compared to other medical practices. He is able to diagnose correctly because of his experience in the field and yes all specialists are just that in the field but all the schools in the world cannot teach what he...Read More
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This is the most negative an depressing doctors office! No one smiles at all, not even the doctor. Everyone seems so stressed. I had a visit in early December. I have called every week for two months! No one returns a phone call!!! Quessing by the one good review, you’ll get whatever you want if...Read More
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I've been seeing Dr. Ruhlman since 10/2016 every couple weeks. He's smart and knows what he's doing. He also understands my conditions which has made me feel more comfortable talking to him. It took a long time for me to find someone like him. You don't want to let him go. I promise you.
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